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My head hits the pillow
But sleep won't come
A deeper darkness descends
As memories of past sins
Come flooding back
Faces haunt my every turn
I light the fire, their bodies burn
Rivers of blood
From my sea of rage
All noted down 
On the policeman's page
Now I'm here in their filthy cell
Deprived of sleep 
By my personal hell
I rested much easier
Before they made me find Jesus

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  1. Date: 9/25/2009 11:18:00 PM
    "Now I'm here in their filthy cell/ Deprived of sleep/ By my personal hell"...with few lines you inmerse the readers into your nightmare, my friend. Great job. Ruben.

  1. Date: 8/10/2009 9:55:00 AM
    What a wonderful way to start a new week reading your new poetry Kevin.Thank you for sharing it. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/10/2009 7:45:00 AM
    so insomnia of what you did and where you are, not because you just can't, very good poem

  1. Date: 8/10/2009 7:37:00 AM
    Jesus brings us to the light and we have to confess and he is faithful to forgive us of all unrightousness and we have to forgive ourselves..Loved the writing. Sara:)

  1. Date: 8/10/2009 7:32:00 AM
    this is heartbreaking and sad emotions flow deep-well penned indeed--charma